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We can see by the data that the use of gondolas and flat cars is about equal at about 175 until you add in the bulk head and drop center flat cars. This gives us 344 total flat cars making flat cars the most numerous car in the live steam hobby.
There are about 150 hopper cars making them the third most popular type. There are 140 cabooses with the copula variety being the best represented. We had over 100 passenger cars of various types. Box cars, tank cars and T-style riding cars all coming up in the 80's.